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September's Theme is Color

CreativeMornings is not shy of color.

Now in 88 creative cities (with a unique color for each one!), CreativeMornings is excited to kick off a full month on the theme of “Color,” brought to you by Squarespace. The theme was chosen by our Paris team, and we were thrilled to have the very talented and crafty Erin Jang illustrate it in her signature, cheerful style.

September is all about the impact of color, whether it’s the color of our work or the diversity of our cities. Inarguably stated by past NYC speaker and Rainbow Queen:

Color is power. It is physiologically impossible to be in a bad mood when you’re wearing bright red pants. — Jessi Arrington

Speakers will include Rebecca “Bucky” Willis, founder of Bleeding Heart Design in Detroit; Heidi Taillefer, surrealist painter in Montréal, Jessica Serran, Prague-based psycho-cartographer, and Ginger White Brunetti, Denver cultural city planner.

Squarespace is CM’s Official Partner for Online Publishing, and it’s a pleasure to have them present this month’s global theme. Through their support, CM can continue to launch free events in cities around the world.

To celebrate this month, Squarespace is giving away free one-year accounts to five lucky people! To enter:

  • Follow @Squarespace on Twitter.
  • Tell us in 140 characters about the most colorful project you’ve worked on–feel free to include a photo, too! Remember to mention @Squarespace and @creativemorning as well as the hashtag #cmcolor. Only one entry per person, please.
  • We’ll randomly pick five entries and announce the winner on Twitter.
  • You have until 12:00pm EST on Friday, September 5 to enter. Winners will be announced at 5:00pm EST the same day. Check the Q&A below for more details.

Squarespace’s mission is to provide creative tools that help anyone give a voice to their ideas. Their platform provides us with an opportunity to express our colors, making it easier than ever to build an exceptional looking website.

Good luck! To find an upcoming “Color” event near you, check out the upcoming schedule. We’ll see you at the other end of the rainbow.

P.S. If you’re not one of the lucky five winners, you can still use the code CREATIVE2014 for 10% off your first purchase with Squarespace!

Q&A

How do I enter? Follow @Squarespace, then mention @creativemorning and @squarespace in a tweet about your most colorful project. Use the hashtag #cmcolor.

Can I enter multiple times? Each participant is limited to one entry on Twitter.

How are winners chosen? Five winners will be selected randomly from tweets that mention @creativemorning, @Squarespace, and the hashtag #cmcolor.

What will I receive? A Squarespace account that’s free for one year.

How do I claim my prize? We will send a DM to the winners with further instructions.

Where can I learn more about Squarespace? Check out this CreativeMornings talk by Anthony Casalena, founder of Squarespace, on our “Minimal” theme!

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I liked the concept of Squarespace. It will help to build an pleasant looking website.

Braydon Sawyer • August 11, 2015